fenestrule

noun
fe·​nes·​trule | \ fə̇ˈneˌstrül \
plural -s

Definition of fenestrule

: one of the small openings between intersecting branches of a lacy bryozoan colony

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History and Etymology for fenestrule

Latin fenestrula small window, diminutive of fenestra opening, window

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“Fenestrule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fenestrule. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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